Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis.

@article{Lauten2012TranscatheterAV,
  title={Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis.},
  author={Alexander L Lauten and Ralf Zahn and Martin Horack and Horst Sievert and Axel Linke and Markus W. Ferrari and Axel Harnath and Eberhard Grube and Ulrich J Gerckens and Karl Heinz Kuck and Stefan Sack and Jochen Senges and Hans R. Figulla},
  journal={JACC. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={552-559}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and outcome of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in patients with low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis (LG-AS). BACKGROUND Patients with LG-AS have a poor prognosis with medical treatment and a high risk for surgical aortic valve replacement. METHODS Between January 2009 and June 2010, a total of 1,302 patients underwent TAVI for severe AS and were prospectively included in the multicenter German TAVI registry… CONTINUE READING

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